Friday, September 12, 2014

Apples :: Sweet Sixteen

Mid-Late Season • Sweet


Sweet 16
Ripens
Early-mid September.

Characteristics
A sweet, crisp and juicy apple, with aromatic yellow flesh. A complex flavor - fruity cider flavors and sugar cane, with a hint of spice and wine around the edges. Large, striped-red fruit. Good fresh-eating apple.

History
Introduced in 1977 by the University of Minnesota.

Parentage: Northern Spy x MN 447 (Frostbite).

Storage
Keeps 5-8 weeks.

Notes
At our off-farm orchard we have four trees in production.

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